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ahead of

 
pronunciation:
hed v
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: further toward the front than.
The people ahead of me in the ticket line got the last seats.
antonyms:
behind
definition 2: in advance of; earlier in time than.
Our friends arrived at the restaurant ahead of us.
antonyms:
after
definition 3: making more progress or having more success than.
Our company is ahead of the competition with respect to product development.
synonyms:
behind